Delaware, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 36,459 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.4%
Males: 17,692  (48.5%)
Females: 18,767  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 43015.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,410 (it was $46,030 in 2000)
Delaware:

$53,410
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,674 (it was $20,633 in 2000)

Delaware city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,436 (it was $124,400 in 2000)
Delaware:

$158,436
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $150,864; Detached houses: $154,313; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,284; In 2-unit structures: $272,526; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,594; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,874; Mobile homes: $37,949

Median gross rent in 2013: $843.

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  • Races in Delaware, OH (2013)

    Delaware races chart
    • 32,99390.9%White alone
    • 1,1783.2%Black alone
    • 8362.3%Two or more races
    • 7112.0%Hispanic
    • 3761.0%Asian alone
    • 1630.4%Other race alone
    • 240.07%American Indian alone

Races in Delaware detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Delaware: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Irish (13.2%), English (9.5%), United States (6.9%), Italian (2.8%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1951

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 15.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,431 people per square mile   (low).

Delaware,OH real estate house value index trend

Delaware, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Delaware:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delaware city:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

1,197 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This city:

3.2%
Ohio:

4.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Delaware, Ohio as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Delaware to the number of sex offenders is 876 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,799 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,193 (1.6%)

Delaware satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (21.8 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (262.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kilbourne, OH (2.5 miles) , Radnor, OH (2.7 miles ), Ostrander, OH (2.8 miles ), Powell, OH (3.1 miles ), Ashley, OH (3.1 miles ), Shawnee Hills, OH (3.2 miles ), Magnetic Springs, OH (3.3 miles ), Waldo, OH (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 351 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2000: 306 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2001: 362 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2002: 289 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2003: 486 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 360 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2005: 348 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2006: 189 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2007: 204 buildings, average cost: $537,300
  • 2008: 92 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2009: 99 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2010: 108 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2011: 98 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2012: 136 buildings, average cost: $186,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 83.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,994 (-5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,037 (37.8%)

Area code: 740

Delaware household income distribution Delaware home values distribution

Crime rates in Delaware by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0200123000100
per 100,000 0.07.90.00.03.36.49.00.00.00.02.90.00.0
Rapes 17413235412948452619321717
per 100,000 67.2161.5120.7123.2136.692.5144.7132.274.953.692.047.846.9
Robberies 7131617191716161910202315
per 100,000 27.751.260.459.863.354.248.247.054.728.257.564.741.4
Assaults 16311722231628193726211321
per 100,000 63.3122.164.177.476.651.084.455.8106.573.360.436.657.9
Burglaries 163196204223243249219230173201229189172
per 100,000 644.6771.8769.7784.8809.3794.0660.1675.9498.1566.7658.5531.8474.4
Thefts 709720677793830751737647667691754834719
per 100,000 2,803.72,835.32,554.42,790.72,764.42,394.82,221.41,901.41,920.31,948.22,168.02,346.71,982.9
Auto thefts 45493729423023332923373937
per 100,000 178.0193.0139.6102.1139.995.769.397.083.564.8106.4109.7102.0
Arson 9292320121516189871011
per 100,000 35.6114.286.870.440.047.848.252.925.922.620.128.130.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 256.5382.8307.0319.4342.3283.5318.5273.1224.9196.6260.4213.4189.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Delaware detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 58 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Ohio average:

2.45
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,006 (+24.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Delaware: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Delaware, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Delaware-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.3 miles away from the Delaware city center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 56 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delaware-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 152.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.4 miles away from Delaware center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 134.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 287.3 miles away from Delaware center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 155.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delaware topographic map

Birthplace of: Rutherford B. Hayes - (1822-1893), President of the United States, Charles Dudley Rhodes - Major General, Buck Rodgers - Baseball player and coach, Edward Groesbeck Voss - Lepidopterist, Francis Thomas Evans, Sr. - Soilder, Frank Sherwood Rowland - Chemist, Franklin B. Sprague - Union Army officer, Ralph Van Deman - Army general, Charlie Pickett - Major League Baseball pitcher, Paul Kester - Playwright.

Main business address for: GREIF INC (PAPERBOARD CONTAINERS & BOXES).

Hospitals in Delaware:

  • GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 561 WEST CENTRAL AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE AT GRADY (561 WEST CENTRAL AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Delaware:

  • FMC - DELAWARE DIALYSIS (36 TROY ROAD)
  • U.S. RENAL CARE OF DELAWARE (1788 COLUMBUS PIKE)

Home Health Centers in Delaware:

  • EXCEL HOME HEALTH PLUS, LLC (163 NORTH SANDUSKY STREET, SUITE 201)
  • SUN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (107 WEST WILLIAM STREET)

Nursing Homes in Delaware:

  • ARBORS AT DELAWARE (2270 WARRENSBURG ROAD)
  • CHERITH CARE CENTER AT WILLOW BROOK (100 WILLOW BROOK WAY, SOUTH)
  • DELAWARE COURT HEALTH CARE CENTER (4 NEW MARKET DR)
  • DELAWARE PARK CARE CTR (2270 WARRENBURG RD)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR (36 GRISWOLD ST)
  • SARAH MOORE HEALTH CARE CENTER (26 NORTH UNION STREET)
  • SUNNY VEE NURSING HOME INC (P O BOX 479 54 WEST LINCOLN AVENUE)
  • WINTERSONG VILLAGE OF DELAWARE (478 S SANDUSKY ST)

Airports and heliports located in Delaware:

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Colleges/Universities in Delaware:

  • Ohio Wesleyan University (Full-time enrollment: 1,948; Location: 61 S Sandusky Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.owu.edu/)
  • Methodist Theological School in Ohio (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 3081 Columbus Pike; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mtso.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Delaware Area Career Center (FT enrollment: 61; Location: 4565 Columbus Pike; Public; Website: www.delawareareacc.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delaware:

  • Otterbein University (about 14 miles; Westerville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,933)
  • Ohio State University-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 50,395)
  • Ohio Dominican University (about 23 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Columbus State Community College (about 24 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 24,488)
  • Franklin University (about 24 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,736)
  • Capital University (about 25 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • DeVry University-Ohio (about 26 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,896)

Public high schools in Delaware:

Private high school in Delaware:

  • DELAWARE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 292; Location: 45 BELLE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Delaware:

Private elementary/middle schools in Delaware:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 66 E WILLIAM ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ENCHANTED CARE KIDS CAMPUS POWELL (Students: 18; Location: 7376 GOODING BLVD #2; Grades: KG - KG)
  • BETHANY ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 500 N LIBERTY ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Delaware, School District: BUCKEYE VALLEY LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Delaware:

  • DELAWARE COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,169,066; Location: 84 E. WINTER ST.; 199,248 books; 2,026 e-books; 9,360 audio materials; 16,582 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 414 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Delaware: Center 42 Industrial Park (A), Johnson Industrial Park (B), Delaware Industrial Park (C), Hidden Valley Golf Course (D), Edwards Gym (E), Branch Rickey Arena (F), Selby Stadium (G), Delaware County Courthouse (H), Stofcheck Ambulance Service (I), Delaware City Fire Department Station 301 (J), Tri - Township Fire Department Station 330 (K), Delaware City Fire Department Station 2 (L), Delaware County Law Library (M), Delaware City Hall (N), Mayhew Art Gallery (O), Pfeiffer Natatorium (P), Delwood Childrens Home (Q), Delaware County Cultural Arts Center (R), Austin Hall (S), Delaware County Jail (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Delaware Community Plaza Shopping Center (1), Buehlers Shopping Center (2), Georgetowne Shopping Center (3), Troy Road Shopping Center (4), Delaware Square Shopping Center (5), Delaware Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Delaware include: First Church of God (A), Asbury United Methodist Church (B), Delaware Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Saint Mary Catholic Church (D), Zion United Church of Christ (E), First Baptist Church (F), Grace United Methodist Church (G), Christian Life Church (H), Calvary Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wesoller Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Greenwood Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Run (A), Delaware Run (B), Rocky Run (C), Sugar Run (D), Camping Ground Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Delaware include: Marvin Lane Park (1), Blue Limestone Park (2), Oakhurst Park (3), Eastside Neighborhood Park (4), Littick Field (5), Roy Rike Field (6), Mingo Park (7), Sandusky Street Historic District (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pet-Rite Inc (Aquariums; 1788 Columbus Pke) (1), Olentangy Indian Caverns (Caverns; 1779 Home Road) (2), Central Ohio Heritage Circle (44 East Winter Street) (3), Delaware County Convention & Visitors Bureau (44 East Winter Street) (4), AAA Auto Club - AAA Service Offices- AAA Travel Agency- Delaware (Tours & Charters; 1153 Columbus Pike) (5), AAA Travel Agency - Delaware (Tours & Charters; 1153 Columbus Pike) (6), Adventures in Paradise Travel (Tours & Charters; 685 Hills Miller Rd) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Delaware Hotel (351 South Sandusky Street) (1), AAA Insurance Agency (1153 Columbus Pike) (2), Best Western Delaware Hotel (351 South Sandusky Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 94.9. This is worse than average.

City:

94.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 1.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.84
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 29.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.98
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delaware and their reported violations in the past:

DEL-CO WATER COMPANY, INC. (Population served: 136,769, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2013)
DELAWARE CITY PWS (Address: 3080 US RT 23 North , Population served: 34,982, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2012)
ODOT REST AREA 6-10 PWS (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ODOT REST AREA 6-9 PWS (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ODOT REST AREA 6-21 PWS (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ODOT REST AREA 6-22 PWS (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ODOT REST AREA 6-23 PWS (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ODOT REST AREA 6-3 (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delaware that have no violations reported:

  • MUSGRAVE ORTHODONTICS LTD PWS (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.2%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.2% for Black residents, 4.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 22.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Delaware in 2010:

  • 1,464 people in college/university student housing
  • 377 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 195 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Delaware in 2000:

  • 1,546 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 351 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Delaware, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Delaware compared to Ohio state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Delaware (2011 data):

  • The Delaware County Bank and Trust Company: Buehler-Central Branch, Williams Street Drive-In Branch, Willowbrook At Delaware Run Branch, Downtown Delaware Branch, Delaware Center Branch, Willow Brook Way Branch. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $523.6 mil, Deposits: $446.1 mil, headquarters in Lewis Center, OH, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Dcb Financial Corp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Delaware-Main Branch, Central Grandview Branch, Delaware-Main Du Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Delaware/Kroger Branch at 1840 Columbus Pike, branch established on 1993/10/04; Delaware Branch at 61 North Sandusky Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Delaware Branch at 95 East William Street, branch established on 1993/05/07; North Houk Road Branch at 801 North Houk Road, branch established on 2004/04/12. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Association of Delaware: Route 37 West Branch at 1940 State Route 37 West, branch established on 1887/01/01; Fidelity Federal Savings And Loan As at 60 North Sandusky St, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $103.4 mil, Deposits: $90.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The Huntington National Bank: Delaware Branch at 1750 Columbus Pike, branch established on 1993/11/22. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Fifth Third Bank: Delaware Branch at 229 S. Sandusky St, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • The Richwood Banking Company: Delaware Branch at 1512 West William St., branch established on 2010/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $346.2 mil, Deposits: $315.1 mil, headquarters in Richwood, OH, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Richwood Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Delaware Meijar Branch at 1380 Sunbury Rd, branch established on 2009/05/06. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Delaware, Ohio:

  • Best Western Delaware Inn, 1720 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH 43015 , Phone: (740) 363-3510, Fax: (740) 363-1677
  • Comfort Inn, 1251 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH 43015 , Phone: (740) 363-8869, Fax: (740) 363-9590
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Delaware, Ohio

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Ohio average:

10.9

Delaware travel time to work - commute Delaware mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Delaware city (based on Delaware County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,1005
Mainline Protestant14,63641
Evangelical Protestant12,23561
Other8,87217
Black Protestant1391
Orthodox1141
None116,118-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Delaware County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Delaware County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Delaware County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

7.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

27.1%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$73,463$62,9683$4,446
Other Government Administration 15$95,813$76,6509$5,506
Judicial and Legal 38$157,216$49,6474$7,406
Police Protection - Officers 51$318,603$74,9650$0
Police - Other 8$33,783$50,6753$5,236
Firefighters 49$256,864$62,9050$0
Fire - Other 3$20,041$80,1640$0
Streets and Highways 30$158,963$63,5851$221
Airports 2$8,486$50,9160$0
Solid Waste Management 13$49,428$45,6260$0
Sewerage 18$94,474$62,9830$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,964$59,5681$1,587
Water Supply 15$61,875$49,5000$0
Other and Unallocable 7$28,992$49,7012$3,808
Totals for Government 264$1,362,965$61,95323$28,210

Delaware government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,753,000 ($48.08)
    Water Utilities: $1,048,000 ($28.74)
    Sewerage: $867,000 ($23.78)
    Air Transportation: $448,000 ($12.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $415,000 ($11.38)
    Housing & Community Development: $413,000 ($11.33)
    Regular Highways: $286,000 ($7.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $282,000 ($7.73)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($0.77)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.14)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,160,000 ($86.67)
    Fire Protection: $2,806,000 ($76.96)
    Central Staff Services: $1,549,000 ($42.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,496,000 ($41.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,406,000 ($38.56)
    Sewerage: $1,058,000 ($29.02)
    Water Utilities: $1,025,000 ($28.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,023,000 ($28.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $823,000 ($22.57)
    Financial Administration: $620,000 ($17.01)
    Air Transportation: $261,000 ($7.16)
    General Public Buildings: $248,000 ($6.80)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($4.11)
    Housing & Community Development: $73,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $320,000 ($8.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $907,000 ($24.88)
    Financial Administration: $239,000 ($6.56)
    Judicial: $234,000 ($6.42)
    General Public Building: $158,000 ($4.33)
    Police Protection: $129,000 ($3.54)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($1.04)
    Parking Facilities: $36,000 ($0.99)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($0.96)
    Central Staff: $29,000 ($0.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($0.74)
    Air Transportation: $26,000 ($0.71)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($0.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,629,000 ($72.11)

Delaware government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $298,000 ($8.17)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,187,000 ($87.41)
    All Other: $2,180,000 ($59.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,476,000 ($40.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $473,000 ($12.97)
    Parking Facilities: $54,000 ($1.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $400,000 ($10.97)
    All Other: $26,000 ($0.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,891,000 ($51.87)
    Interest Earnings: $890,000 ($24.41)
    Special Assessments: $43,000 ($1.18)
    Rents: $9,000 ($0.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,637,000 ($99.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,995,000 ($54.72)
    Highways: $1,318,000 ($36.15)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,411,000 ($258.13)
    Property: $1,481,000 ($40.62)
    NEC: $886,000 ($24.30)

Delaware government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,161,000 ($114.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,902,000 ($107.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $259,000 ($7.10)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $8,000,000 ($219.42)
    Beginning: $5,450,000 ($149.48)

Delaware government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,612,000 ($126.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,386,000 ($394.58)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $362,000 ($9.93)

8.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($647 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, OH  4.01% ($62,761 average AGI)
from Marion County, OH  0.23% ($34,689)
from Licking County, OH  0.19% ($52,667)


7.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($525 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  3.55% ($45,483 average AGI)
to Marion County, OH  0.20% ($33,383)
to Morrow County, OH  0.18% ($39,461)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delaware:

  • WDLR (1550 AM; 4 kW; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: THE FIFTEEN FIFTY CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBNS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIOHIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delaware:

  • WODB (107.9 FM; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLN (98.7 FM; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WSNY (94.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZK (104.3 FM; RICHWOOD, OH; Owner: SCANTLAND BROADCASTING LTD)
  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEGE (103.9 FM; WESTERVILLE, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WBZX (99.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBNS-FM (97.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIO OHIO, INC.)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WXMG (98.9 FM; UPPER ARLINGTON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WCOL-FM (92.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLVQ (96.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUFM (88.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNCI (97.9 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFJX (105.7 FM; HILLIARD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCBE (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BD.OF EDUC.,CITY SCH.DIST.,COLUMBUS)
  • WSMZ (103.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, OH; Owner: STOP 26- RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WCKX (107.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WCVO (104.9 FM; GAHANNA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO)

TV broadcast stations around Delaware:

  • WXCB-LP (Channel 42; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCPX-LP (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WINJ-LP (Channel 8; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP OF CHURCHES)
  • WCLL-LP (Channel 19; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: JONATHAN W. OWENS)
  • WDEM-LP (Channel 17; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: TRIPLETT & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W43BZ (Channel 43; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOCB-LP (Channel 39; MARION, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • W23BZ (Channel 23; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Delaware fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 153m502ftTotal length
  • 428,980Total average daily traffic
  • 52,638Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41900-1909
  • 31910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 61990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Delaware, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Delaware)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 235 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Delaware, OH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 330 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Delaware)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Delaware)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED213$142,95689$128,861427$136,19119$54,2002$150,00022$88,9933$36,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$154,58416$134,82043$141,7254$14,1501$227,0006$68,7534$25,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$148,20312$124,679154$146,09516$30,6441$1,300,0008$192,6144$72,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$109,8318$115,13989$156,4316$42,7071$221,8807$101,7510$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$169,2252$232,93024$151,3851$90,0000$02$121,8500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.00, 0104.10, 0104.20, 0105.10, 0105.20, 0105.30

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$158,21921$144,2800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$111,0058$178,0561$72,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$263,0734$133,4880$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$93,6953$116,5300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$152,1970$01$95,540

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.00, 0104.10, 0104.20, 0105.10, 0105.20, 0105.30

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 151
  • Hazardous Condition: 145
  • Service Call: 42
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Delaware

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Delaware, OH
Most common first names in Delaware, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary27080.5 years
Robert20672.7 years
William19875.1 years
John18673.7 years
James14669.4 years
Charles14374.5 years
Helen12179.4 years
George11276.9 years
Ruth10979.1 years
Dorothy9577.3 years
Most common last names in Delaware, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10474.3 years
Jones8280.5 years
Miller6876.0 years
Davis5576.0 years
Evans4175.5 years
Wilson3974.8 years
Clark3872.1 years
Thomas3876.1 years
Johnson3778.6 years
Moore3578.7 years
Businesses in Delaware, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Maurices1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Meijer1
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
Famous Footwear1Subway5
FedEx9T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC2Tim Hortons1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block2True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul4
KFC2UPS6
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless2
Kroger2Walgreens1
Long John Silver's2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's3
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